"What's New?" Archive

October - November 2003

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11/30/03 The Vanessa Project is an exciting new curriculum to teach the butterfly life cycle at the elementary grade levels. Complete lesson plans for one semester along with professional training for the teacher can be ordered. Details and order form link HERE.
11/20/03 The list of accepted nominees for the 2004 Board Elections is now on the election page. Voting will be by electronic ballot. The ballot opens November 20th and closes December 11th 2003.

Gerald Axelbaum's fifth graders at The College School in St. Louis, Missouri released tagged Monarchs at a dedication ceremony for a butterfly memorial garden last week. See the story and pictures in the Wings of Hope Articles and Photographs section.


Anne and Ralph of Sassyfrass Butterfly Ranch wish to share a prayer written by Ralph and entitled On The Wings Of Hope. It was written for their local Relay for Life that they donate butterflies to every year. It can be found on the Butterfly Poems and Release Readings page.

11/19/03 "Dry Water in the Greenhouse" is an Ask a Mentor paper by Gary Geer, in which he describes the why's and how's of building a fog generator to feed plants moisture and nutrients directly through their stomata.
11/19/03 A new business referral in the IBBA Members Co-op Store: Pot Maker - make environmentally friendly pots from old newspaper
11/19/03 Link to Monarch Watch website for some nice photos and useful info on Oe spores: added to Sterilization for Disease Prevention page.
11/12/03 Links to 9/11 and Molly Bish memorial releases added to Photo Gallery section of main menu.
11/12/03 More convention photos added, these were supplied by Anne Collins.
11/09/03 Nominees for vacant 2004 Board positions are listed on the "2004 Board Election" page in the Members Section. Nominees have until 19 November to accept their nomination.
11/06/03 More convention photos added, these were supplied by Fran LeMasters.
11/06/03 Sign up to some interesting butterfly newsletters by following the links under Contact Addresses, Lists & Newsletters in the menu.
10/29/03 An order form for Sinamay boxes is now available for download from the IBBA Members Co-op Store.
10/29/03 The 2004 Election of The International Butterfly Breeders Association, inc. Board of Directors has been announced. Details can be found under "2004 Board Election" in the Members Section menu.
10/25/03 More convention photos, plus a convention video by Jon Timko
10/25/03 Yet more proof that IBBA Rocks!
10/20/03 The first Convention photos are starting to arrive. See them HERE.
10/11/03 USDA Notice of Public Meeting: Plant Protection and Quarantine Stakeholders (PDF file). Download it from the Political Activities & Articles Archive in the Members Section.

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